NS9078 : Forbes Mausoleum by Callendar House

taken 6 years ago, near to Glen Village, Falkirk, Great Britain

Forbes Mausoleum by Callendar House
Forbes Mausoleum by Callendar House
"Circular, rusticated podium, entrance in simple rectangular projection with couplet inscription from the poet Lucian, cella and peristyle of 12 Greek doric columns above.

The mausoleum appears to have been erected by the first William Forbes for his wife who died very suddenly. The surrounding enclosure contains a number of graves which may be workers on the Callendar estates".

(Falkirk Local History Society)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 15 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Derelict, Disused  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9037 7898 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.4728N 3:45.5417W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9039 7898
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